Rev Dr Peter Laughlin

Dean of the Alliance Institute for Mission

Associate Professor Peter Laughlin (BEng, BTh(Hon), PhD(ACU)) joined the Australian College of Ministries, a member institution of the Sydney College of Divinity, as Dean of the Alliance Institute for Mission and Head of Theology in 2017.

In 2020 he was appointed to the role of Academic Dean. His research interests include the intersection between historical Jesus studies and atonement, divine justice, theodicy, human well-being, pneumatology and theological method. His major work Jesus and the Cross: Necessity, Meaning and Atonement [Pickwick Publications, 2014] was published in the Princeton Theological Monograph Series and he has recently edited works on Theological Education and contributed to a number of other publications.

He serves as the chair of the International Commission for Theological Education for the Alliance World Fellowship and is also published in areas relating to the Christian and Missionary Alliance, most recently contributing to Advancing the Gospel [2021].